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'One American family'

'One American family'

It was predictable that President Barack Obama would get slammed for speaking at the Islamic Society of Baltimore this week. The president's critics have taken the position that whatever Mr. Obama does must be wrong, including things Republicans themselves have done. President George W. Bush visited an American mosque in Washington just six days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, for example, and said essentially the same thing Mr. Obama told his Muslim audience in Baltimore: that we must not let the terrorists win by turning us against each other; that violent extremists have distorted the teachings of Islam for their own purposes; and that, most importantly, as Americans we are all in...

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